Top things to do in White Mountains

Top Choice State Park in Crawford Notch & Bretton Woods

Crawford Notch State Park

This pretty park maintains an extensive system of hiking trails. From the Willey House visitor center, you can walk the easy 0.5-mile Pond Loop Trail, the 1-mile Sam Willey Trail and the Ripley Falls Trail, a 1-mile…
Top Choice Museum in North Conway

Mount Washington Observatory Weather Discovery Center

If you don't have time to drive to the summit of Mt Washington, but you think wild weather is cool, take an hour to explore this small but fascinating weather museum instead. Shoot an air cannon, interrupt a mini-to…
Top Choice Pizza in Littleton & Franconia

Schilling Beer Co

In a historic mill by the Ammonoosuc River, this relatively new microbrewery (opened in 2013) serves delicious crunchy-crusted, wood-fired pizzas along with bratwurst and a nice selection of home brews, from Konundr…
Top Choice International in Gorham

Libby's Bistro & Saalt Pub

A labor of love for acclaimed chef Liz Jackson, this 20-year-old bistro serves a seasonally changing, globally inspired menu that draws heavily on locally sourced ingredients; offerings run the gamut from Latin Amer…
Top Choice Theater in Littleton & Franconia

Colonial Theater

This classic theater in downtown Bethlehem is a historic place to hear the jazz, blues and folk musicians that pass through this little town. The venue also serves as a cinema, showing independent and foreign films.
Top Choice Modern American in Jackson & Glen

Cider Company Restaurant

Open for dinner nightly, this restaurant in an elegant 1890s farmhouse features expertly prepared classics, such as seared sea scallops, pan-roasted duck breast, baked polenta and grilled hanger steak.
Top Choice Historic Site in Littleton & Franconia

Frost Place

Robert Frost (1874–1963) was America's most renowned and best-loved poet in the mid-20th century. For several years he lived with his wife and children on a farm near Franconia, now known as Frost Place. Many of his…
Top Choice Cafe in Jackson & Glen

Cider Co Deli & Store

If you are packing a picnic for your day hike, stop at this country store and cafe. Besides jugs of cider, you'll find gourmet coffee, cider doughnuts, apple pie and a whole range of specialty New England products. …
Top Choice Pub Food in North Conway

Moat Mountain Smoke House & Brewing Co

Come here for a variety of American food with a nod to Southern fare: BBQ chicken and ribs, juicy burgers, luscious salads, wood-grilled pizzas, pulled-pork sliders and Creole crab cakes. Wash it down with one of th…
Cultural in Littleton & Franconia

Celebration of Lupine

One of New Hampshire’s great unsung events is the Fields of Lupine Festival. Offering a counterpoint to the region’s spectacular fall foliage season, this spring-blooming wildflower hits its colorful peak every June…